03/01/2012, Mogees – while that might sound like some sort of new Pokemon name that is ripe for adoption, it actually stands for “mosaicing gestural surface”, and is a contact microphone which enables just about any surface to be transformed into a musical instrument. Hence, those of you with a musical ear or at least have a talent for churning out a decent tune or two, can always experiment with Mogees […]
12/14/2011, A while back we reported on Griffin’s GuitarConnect Pro that basically allowed guitarists/bassists to connect their instruments directly into the iPad. Well when you’re done laying down the guitar tracks for your song and it’s time to add vocals, instead of relying on the iPad’s microphone, how about taking a look at Marshall Electronics’ MXL Tempo USB microphone instead?
11/03/2011, If you need a portable recording device that features better capabilities than your smartphone when it comes to capturing audio, Zoom has the answer for you. Introduced back in July, the H2n Handy Recorder, is a handheld recorder that packs groundbreaking features in an ultra-portable body to let you record pristine audio anywhere you go. The Zoom H2n is probably the only portable recorder around that carries five studio-quality microphones onboard, […]
09/23/2011, If you’re shopping around for a set of portable speakers to take with you while on the go, JBL may have the answer for you with their JBL On Tour iBT speakers that is available for a price of $199.99.
07/13/2011, Need a portable recorder but find that the microphone on your smartphone or PMP isn’t doing a very good job? Well the folks over at Zoom have launched a new portable voice recorder that is designed to capture high quality audio straight from the source itself. Called the Zoom H2n Handy Recorder, what separates this portable recorder from the competition is the presence of five studio-quality microphones onboard. Overkill? Possibly. […]
03/11/2011, Apogee Electronics has just introduced their latest audio recording device designed to work with iPads, iPhones and Macs. Called Mike, it is a microphone that is touted to bring studio quality recordings to your iOS devices and Mac computers. Designed to work especially with GarageBand, Apogee’s microphone gives you the ability to record in studio quality anything you want- from vocals to acoustic guitars, pianos, percussion and basically everything under […]
02/14/2011, If there’s one thing that really changed our music industry, it has got to be the introduction of Auto-Tune. In case you didn’t know what Auto-Tune is, it is a pitch correction tool used by music producers to ensure that artistes hit their notes perfectly on their recordings. But seeing how music is all about creativity, Auto-Tune has been used to purposely modify a singer’s voice to give them a […]
01/19/2011, Face it – not everyone has a “modern” cellphone in this day and age, and people still use regular telephones to make phone calls – if rates are cheaper and connections are more stable, why not right? But what if you had an out of date phone and had to record a phone conversation say for the purpose of an interview? Sure you can write notes, but you end up […]
01/17/2011, Now here is something worth checking out if you want a classic looking microphone in your audio set up – the Samson Meteor Microphone. Boasting a lovely polished chrome finish, the Samson Meteor Microphone consists of a 25mm diaphragm condensor inside, having a 20Hz – 20kHz frequency response that is more than capable of outperform most integrated microphones that come with basic video recording devices, and is a snap to […]
09/21/2010, Scosche is introducing a Bluetooth microphone dubbed the freedomMIC for the Flip Ultra HD and Mino HD pocket camcorders. The implementation is similar to the Blue Microphone Mikey in that there is an adapter that plugs into the Flip’s ports at the bottom, but instead of having the microphone be built into the adapter, a separate clip-on microphone can be attached to the Flip and transmit recorded audio wirelessly via […]
06/25/2010, Blue has unveiled its second generation Blue Mikey for the iPhone and iPod touch, where this model will boast a 7-angle adjustable design that makes it a snap to pick up a wider array of sounds no matter where you are. There are also 3 different gain levels to play around with, where they are adjustable via a hardware switch. If you want to keep it juiced, a mini-USB port […]
01/25/2010, Want to make your lovely singing voice known to the whole world? Well, you’ll need to be able to record your voice into something, and if you’ve got an XLR microphone, you’re halfway there. Now all you need is an XLR to USB cable (surprisingly spelt “mike cable”). If you’re serious about your singing, you’re certainly going to want to ditch the standard 3.5mm headphone jack for this. You’ll need […]
12/07/2009, Need a microphone for your office desk as you dabble a lot in VoIP conversations? How about the Snowflake USB Microphone? This is pretty self-explanatory as it plugs in to any available USB 2.0 port, boasting an integrated stand that allows you to sit smartly on a flat surface, or to hang over the rear end of a notebook monitor (or a slim display). The Snowflake USB Microphone is going […]
11/10/2009, Love recording your own podcasts, and think that you’re ready to move to the next level? You might very well want to check out Blue Microphones’ latest Yeti model that is also the first first THX certified microphone in the world. The Yeti will boast a ‘triple condenser capsule array’ that enables one to switch between four different pickup patterns such as stereo, cardioid, omni-directional and bi-directional. Apart from that, […]